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DanN
12-19-2015, 11:04 AM
Well, it went bang. Once. The combustion air impeller fan grenaded last night. It's starting to get a little chilly in here.

Do we have any tin bashers around here that could help me identify (and find / provide with a GOC discount) this assembly? How much should I expect to pay for it?

Your help is greatly appreciated!!

Dan

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DanN
12-19-2015, 11:05 AM
Oh.. The furnace is a Carrier. For the life of me I can't find a model number on it...

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Metric Warrior
12-19-2015, 11:07 AM
Saw it, would like to help, know less than you.
Good luck Dan.

kennymo
12-19-2015, 11:14 AM
Model number is usually just inside the door somewhere. Should be a rating plate with BTU's and whatnot....could even be on the inside of the door cover. I might be able to give you a hand if you lived in the peg, but BC's a little far....

SteelCap
12-19-2015, 11:48 AM
Did it have rubber tubing connected to it for drainage?

DanN
12-19-2015, 12:04 PM
Did it have rubber tubing connected to it for drainage?

Yes, it did. There is a small condensate pump next to the furnace as well.

The furnace model number is 58MCA080-12.

The draft inducer assembly part number is 320725-756. I think..

Kenwp
12-19-2015, 07:09 PM
https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjVrr6LoOnJAhVJYyYKHRZzB0IQFggdMAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fbudgethvacparts.com%2Fcarrier-goodman-inducer-motors%2Fcarrier-draft-inducer-assembly-320725-756&usg=AFQjCNH8VBkTrMYj2DqsFe6amXNOMMFhGw&sig2=ka4U3S7JLKBEWpm0bvsxcQ

You did google this part did you not.

$278 bucks.
Scary to think what the price would be in Canada.

DanN
12-19-2015, 07:33 PM
You did google this part did you not.

$278 bucks.
Scary to think what the price would be in Canada.

I did Google it.. And it's a little scary. No parts available in town this weekend, so we'll find out Monday how much this is gonna hurt...

Waynetheman
12-19-2015, 09:20 PM
Where in BC are you? May be able to help.

DanN
12-20-2015, 12:39 AM
Where in BC are you? May be able to help.
Salmon Arm

Waynetheman
12-20-2015, 12:45 AM
That's a ways away but I'll see what the part costs and let you know on Monday. I don't really work on these but I do have access to the parts.

DanN
12-20-2015, 01:04 AM
That's a ways away but I'll see what the part costs and let you know on Monday. I don't really work on these but I do have access to the parts.
That would be brilliant! Thank you!

firemachine69
12-20-2015, 05:45 AM
Jeebus that fan price made my eyes water a tad... :eek1:

conger
12-20-2015, 09:20 AM
Oh.. The furnace is a Carrier. For the life of me I can't find a model number on it...

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The good news is you can change the part yourself and just bolt it in. The furnace electronics are pretty much plug and play.
If you can find a carrier dealer somewhere around they could probably overnight the part to you.
Also talk to carrier about the warranty on the part. Doesn't look old. You might get reimbursed.



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conger
12-20-2015, 09:24 AM
If you don't have any luck with the part in BC, let me know. My buddy is an Hvac tech and services carrier. We have a distributor in Edmonton.

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DanN
12-21-2015, 10:01 AM
The good news is you can change the part yourself and just bolt it in.

It came out pretty easily; less than 10 minutes. New one should be a piece of cake.


The furnace electronics are pretty much plug and play.

1 4 pin Molex plug. I didn't even need my golden screwdriver!


If you can find a carrier dealer somewhere around they could probably overnight the part to you.

Here's to hoping.


Also talk to carrier about the warranty on the part. Doesn't look old. You might get reimbursed.

According to the serial number, the furnace was manufactured in '98, so that puts it about 17 years of service. The one HVAC company I found open on Saturday said parts shouldn't be an issue; they are generally available for given units for about 25 years.

That's the one thing I miss about not being an on-the-tools electrician any more - I don't get to know any of the other trades guys who could help.

conger
12-21-2015, 10:09 AM
It came out pretty easily; less than 10 minutes. New one should be a piece of cake.



1 4 pin Molex plug. I didn't even need my golden screwdriver!



Here's to hoping.



According to the serial number, the furnace was manufactured in '98, so that puts it about 17 years of service. The one HVAC company I found open on Saturday said parts shouldn't be an issue; they are generally available for given units for about 25 years.

That's the one thing I miss about not being an on-the-tools electrician any more - I don't get to know any of the other trades guys who could help.
I hear ya. Also an electrician, but not turning the wrenches anymore. I do a side job here and there to keep my skills up.
From the pic of the combustion blower, I thought the furnace was newer than that.
17 years is pretty good mileage. If you have trouble getting the part, we've got a carrier distributor here. They're pretty good to deal with. If you need the number let me know.

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Waynetheman
12-21-2015, 03:56 PM
Pm incoming

DanN
12-22-2015, 08:41 AM
I have an update and GOOD NEWS!

I found out yesterday that a guy I used to work with has opened his own plumbing and heating company (about a month ago). Gave him a call, and he's got one coming for me for cost. Still 450 bucks, but that is a LOT better than the Joe-retail quote I also got yesterday of $775. If you're in the Shuswap and need plumbing or heating help, give James a call: http://axsonplumbingandheating.com/

Also, a massive THANK YOU to Waynetheman who also was able to locate one for me, and was willing to go out of his way to make it happen. This place really does have a lot of great folks!

joe-nwt
12-22-2015, 05:05 PM
If I had to pay $775 for a blower I would be buying a new furnace to replace a 17yo one. I'd even think about it for $450.......

Waynetheman
12-23-2015, 10:52 PM
Unfortunate but $450 really is right at cost plus tax.

DanN
12-24-2015, 03:24 AM
Unfortunate but $450 really is right at cost plus tax.

Yes, it was. He did it as a favour for me, and I fully appreciate that.

Part is in and the furnace is working again. It's a festivus miracle! :D

Man it's nice to be warm..